Understanding The City

Faculty of Planning, Foundation Studio 2020

Urban Land 

Land-use map describes the existing purpose each plot of land serves and the location, distribution and total area of different land uses at the precinct level.

Floor space index (FSI) is an indicator of built density and expressed as the ratio of floor space (Built-up) to the plot area.

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Gross FSI

1.3

Net FSI

52

%

Residential Land Area 

32.5

Distance from the City Center ( in Kilometres )

Population of the Precinct ( in thousands )

11

Latur

The selected site is 1 square kilometer in area and the results below are for this selected site.

Dwelling Units

2151
Ausa Road

Evolution of the precinct from 2000s

Road Networks 

Block perimeter is a parameter used to assess the connectivity and accessibility for pedestrian users.

It is a predictor for walking activity.

Average block perimeter ( in meters )

375

Road Hierarchy is the classification of roads in terms of its functions and capacity. Higher the road hierarchy prioritizes mobility over accessibility.

Area under Roads  

%

Street Density ( kms/sq.km )

26.4

19

Public Space

A figure-ground diagram illustrates the relationship between built and open space in precincts. Open spaces such as streets, parks, natural features and plazas are represented by white, while  black indicates buildings.

Nolli's map is utilized as a method to identify different types of public realm in students’ precincts.The map is then used to also analyze the degree of ‘public-ness’ basis access restrictions pertaining to gender, time, age and cost.

32

Built Area 

68

Un-built Area

19

Area under public use 

%

%

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BARBADE ABHILASH SHANTESHWAR

Latur, a city located in Maharashtra, primarily an agriculture-based economy & an educational hub for secondary, higher secondary, and university education. The study area of 1 sq. km. precinct, Ausa road of Latur city in Maharashtra. The precinct is located on one of the most prominent streets in the southern part of the city. Being at the core of rapid change & growth, the precinct Ausa road is observed to be in transition in two ways - one being that it is the educational hub for institutes & coaching center�s and second, being that the main facade of Ausa Road showing a consistent pattern of small structures like single shops turning into shopping complexes. This transition is directly influencing the grain and direction of growth in the precinct.

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